Open Source Applications and apps for android / iPads /iPhones etc

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free / open source applications

Lists and selections of open source applications can be found at:-

IONA Apps Information Sheet

Directory of Open Source Assistive Technology Software - www.oatsoft.org/Software/browse/Repository/Need

Free Software for Students – www.freesoftwareforstudents.org.uk

Mindmap of Free Resources - www.xmind.net/m/kLeq/

Open Source Alternative - www.osalt.com

Open Source Windows - www.opensourcewindows.org

Open Source Mac - www.opensourcemac.org

Open Source Directory- osdir.com

Schoolforge - www.sourceforge.net

Specific open source applications:-

OpenOffice - www.openoffice.org/

EverNote - Organisation / notemaking evernote.com/

XMind – mind mapping – www.xmind.net/

TheSage – dictionary and thesaurus – www.sequencepublishing.com/thesage.html

TypeFaster – typing tutor – www.typefastertypingtutor.com/

Balabolka – text to speech – balabolka.download.hdttp.com/

DSpeech – text to speech – dimio.altervista.org/eng/

TypeIt ReadIt – text to speech – www.schoolfreeware.com/TypeIt_ReadIt.html

NVDA – screen reader – www.nvda-project.org/

Click-N-Type – on-screen keyboard – cnt.lakefolks.com/

Fatbits – screen magnifier – www.digitalmantra.com/fatbits/

Virtual Magnifying Glass – screen magnifier – /magnifier.sourceforge.net/

RapidSet – screen colour change – www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk/assistive.htm

ssOverlay – screen tint – www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk/assistive.htm

Big Cursors – www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk/assistive.htm

Steady Mouse - www.steadymouse.com/ - for people with hand tremors

Vu Bar – screen ruler –www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk/assistive.htm

Sonar – mouse pointer location utility – www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk/assistive.htm

Dasher – text entry using mouse/roller – www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/dasher/

Speakeasy – simple text to speech – www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk/assistive.htm

Mouseketeer – mouse click replacement utility – www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk/assistive.htm

apps

Lists and selections of apps can be found at:-

app recommendation List for iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad - http://www.dyslexiafacts.net/FL_Resources.html appsforaac.net/

StudyApps - Collection from StudentBeans -www.studentbeans.com

apps for AAC - appsforaac.net/

apps for Android:-

Mindmapping - Thinking Space - www.thinkingspace.net/

Organisation / notemaking - EverNote - evernote.com/

Enlarged interface - BigLauncher - BigLauncher

Read aloud HTML Content and Bookshare resources - TextHelp Apps - Texthelp Apps

apps for iPads/iPhones:-

To facilitate communication between a deaf iPhone user and a hearing person - ipRelay - http://www.disabled-world.com/assistivedevices/apps/ip-relay.php

Organisation / notemaking - EverNote - evernote.com/

Books on tape - LearningAlly www.learningally.org

Text to speech - SpeakIT

Read aloud HTML Content and Bookshare resources - TextHelp Apps - Texthelp Apps

Speech to text - Dragon

Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker - EasyBib - EasyBib

For making notes on PDFs - iAnnotate / PDF Expert

Mind-mapping - MindMeister

Memorize stuff by listening to yourself - Memorize

Notetaking with simultaneous sound recording - Soundnote / Groovy Notes / Notability / AudioNote

Turn your iPhone / iPad into a recording device - Conversor Pro Recorder - www.conversorproducts.com/Home/ProductDetail/68

Office suite - Office HD

Presentation app - Keynote

Time management and organising tasks - Priorities / StudentLife Organizer / Class-Schedule / Plan It, Do It, Check It Off

PDF annotation and editor - Good Reader

Referencing / bibliographical app - Papers

Document writing application for handwriting input SpeedText HD